Graham's Blog

11 Fascinating Lancaster Bomber Facts

1. The Second World War was the first war won in the air, and the Avro Lancaster was Britain’s premier bomber.  Avro developed it to meet the UK’s wartime need for a larger bomber that could go further and carry a larger payload, a response to the Junkers Ju 88 that...

Did George Mallory Reach The Summit of Everest First?

Many people wonder if Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were really the first to climb Everest. I went on nine expeditions to Mount Everest over 21 years to find the truth about another possibility: George Mallory. Was George Mallory the first to climb Everest with...

My sighting of Yeti footprints

The footprints in the snow were large, bigger than a human’s, with clearly defined toes. There was no sign of claw-marks. These prints looked as though they had been made only minutes before we arrived. I shivered and glanced around the deserted valley. We were the...